Steve Jones

Steve Jones, PhD

Department of History & Social Science
Professor and Department Chair
(817) 202-6263
25 years

18-hour grad subfield, political science, UT Arlington, 2001

Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1997

M.A. History, Oklahoma State University, 1990

B.A. Journalism, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, 1988

Cesare Lombroso: The Father of Criminology,  with Dr. Randy Butler and Dr. Alex del Carmen, under contract with Kendall-Hunt for publication, 2017. 

 The Right Hand of Command: Use and Disuse of Personal Staffs in the Civil War, Stackpole Books, 2000. 

Reporter, photographer and editor, Woodward, OK, 1979-88

Assistant editor, True West/Old West magazines, Stillwater, OK, 1990-95

Teaching assistant, OSU history department, 1988-90

Professor of history, Southwestern Adventist University, 1997-present

Online editor, U.S. Foreign Policy,, 2011-2014

Steve Jones, Ph.D., and his wife Judi are owners of Great Good Fortune Studios, publishers of the Apple Tree Series of children's books. Current titles: Neko of Nagano, Hercules' Bad Grade, and Jean-Pierre Bear. Steve and Judi have been married 32 years and have two kids, ages 21 and 19. He sometimes plays drums in a band with Dr. Renard Doneskey, English professor at Southwestern.